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January 2020

18 Jan

Azure Data Factory supports loading data into Azure Synapse Analytics using COPY statement

IN PREVIEW

Azure Synapse Analytics introduced a new COPY statement (preview) which provides the most flexibility for high-throughput data ingestion.

  • Data Factory
  • Azure Synapse Analytics
18 Jan

Azure Data Factory copy activity supports resume from last failed run

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory copy activity now supports resume from last failed run when you copy files between file-based data stores to ease large volumes of data ingestion and migration.

  • Data Factory
18 Jan

Azure Data Factory supports copying data into SFTP

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory now supports SFTP as a sink and as a source. Use copy activity to copy data from any supported data store to your SFTP server located on-premises or in the cloud.

  • Data Factory

December 2019

16 Dec

Data Factory expands data flow parameterization capabilities

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory expands parameterization capabilities to make data flows even more reusable and scalable.

  • Data Factory
12 Dec

Azure Data Factory supports preserving metadata during file copy

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory copy activity now supports preserving metadata during file copy among Amazon S3, Azure Blob and Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2.

  • Data Factory
  • Blob Storage
  • Azure Data Lake Storage

November 2019

15 Nov

Azure Logic Apps updates for September and October 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Logic Apps updates for September and October 2019 include features, connector updates and announcements about regional deployments.

  • Logic Apps
11 Nov

Azure Data Factory has added Avro and CosmosDB to data flows

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2019

Azure Data Factory has added native CosmosDB and Avro connectors to mapping data flows

4 Nov

Azure Data Factory wrangling data flows is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Data Factory wrangling data flows are now in preview.

  • Data Factory

October 2019

11 Oct

Execute Azure Machine Learning service pipelines in Azure Data Factory pipelines

NOW AVAILABLE

You now have the ability to run your Azure Machine Learning service pipelines as a step in your Azure Data Factory pipelines. This allows you to run your machine learning models with data from multiple sources (more than 85 data connectors supported in Data Factory).

  • Data Factory
10 Oct

Azure Data Factory – Mapping Data Flows is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2019

Mapping Data Flows is now generally available. This new capability brings code-free visual data transformation to Azure Data Factory without the need to build transformation logic in external execution engines using custom code.

7 Oct

Azure Data Factory Mapping Data Flows GA

NOW AVAILABLE

Mapping Data Flows feature is now generally available in Azure Data Factory

  • Data Factory
2 Oct

Azure DB for PostgreSQL: Hyperscale (Citus) cluster connectivity functionality is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Support for ‘Allow Azure services and resources to access this server group’ functionality in Hyperscale (Citus) clusters is now in preview.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL

September 2019

23 Sep

Data Factory supports copying data into Azure Database for PostgreSQL

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory now supports Azure Database for PostgreSQL as a sink. Use the copy activity feature to load data into Azure Database for PostgreSQL from any supported data source.

  • Data Factory
  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
18 Sep

Copy Activity in Azure Data Factory supports creating a destination table automatically

NOW AVAILABLE

Load data faster with new support from the Copy Activity feature in Azure Data Factory. Now, if you’re trying to copy data from any supported source into SQL database/data warehouse and find that the destination table doesn’t exist, Copy Activity will create it automatically.

  • Data Factory
18 Sep

Azure Data Factory now supports copying data into Azure Database for MySQL

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory now supports copying data into Azure Database for MySQL. Use the Copy Activity feature to load data into Azure Database for MySQL from any supported data sources.

  • Data Factory
  • Azure Database for MySQL
9 Sep

Copy data from Netezza to Azure with Azure Data Factory

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory now provides built-in data partitioning to copy data from Netezza.

  • Data Factory

August 2019

28 Aug

Azure Data Factory mapping data flows adds SQL scripts to sink transformation

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Data Factory has added the ability to execute custom SQL scripts from your SQL sink transformation in mapping data flows. Now you can easily perform options such as disabling indexes, allowing identity inserts and other DDL/DML operations from data flows.

  • Data Factory
17 Aug

New Quick Action transformations added to Data Factory Mapping Data Flows

IN PREVIEW

Data Factory Mapping Data Flows has added a new “Quick Actions” feature to automate the creation of data transformations.

  • Data Factory V2
5 Aug

Gantt views for monitoring data factory pipelines are now available

Gantt views are now available for monitoring data factory pipelines.

  • Data Factory
  • Data Factory V2
5 Aug

Create dependencies among pipelines in your Azure Data Factories

NOW AVAILABLE

Create dependent pipelines in your Azure Data Factories by adding dependencies among tumbling window triggers in your pipelines.

  • Data Factory
  • Data Factory V2

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